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Jaidyn Walker, 3, of Atlanta, takes part in a die-in, in White Plains, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. About 65 demonstrators laid down as if dead on a street corner to protest the chokehold death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police. (Jim Fitzgerald/AP)

Jaidyn Walker, 3, of Atlanta, takes part in a die-in, in White Plains, N.Y., on Friday, Dec. 5, 2014. About 65 demonstrators laid down as if dead on a street corner to protest the chokehold death of Eric Garner at the hands of New York City police. (Jim Fitzgerald/AP)

There were protests in Boston Thursday night for the second time in 10 days — this time, after a New York grand jury fails to indict a white police officer who choked an unarmed black man, who later died.

Also protesting this week … Boston cab drivers…City regulators put Uber in their crosshairs. The company says it’s the price of progress. Plus, as the state enters the world of legalized gambling, a plan to limit gambling addiction.

Guest

Tom Keane, former Boston city councilor and a columnist for The Boston Globe. He tweets @tomkeaneboston.

John Carroll, mass communication professor at Boston University and blogger at campaignoutsider.com. He tweets @johncarroll_bu.


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